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you enjoy the great opening act? thank you so much for joining us tonight for san francisco's asian pacific heritage celebration. yes. and that is giving u.s. side of things to come, but i want to tell you what about the opening performance that you saw. it was proudly presented by the american center for the philippine arts, and it means a "from the village of." it is alive journey of the man struggling with the responsibility. the untapped and dynamism of the folk dance. it was created by the choreographer and performed by san francisco dance artists jonathan mercado, henry lau, maritoni madrano and kimberly requesto. give them an opening applause for that act. [applause] as for this group here, we request that you stand for the singing of the national anthem. >> ♪ oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light what so proudly we hail at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ ♪ who's broad stripes and bright stars through theh perilous fight o'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? ♪ ♪ and the rockets' red glare the bombs bursting in air gave proof through the ni
, it is something that we have talked about. it is important for us to understand what the cbos are doing. it is important for them to have specific training for their individuals. they should also have some guidelines and some criteria to evaluate their successes, on a quarterly and yearly basis. >> thank you. last question. what are the types of job opportunities that are available for at risk youth? what are the funding opportunities? >> there are not many job opportunities right now. with the way that funding is currently, it is only being reduced. what we try to do is think creative. we try to create an internship programs, where we try to confuse -- infuse youth. we utilize a lot of non-western ways of trying to have youth identified. we infuse political education so they can make a good choice. there are other programs like oasis. there are not many opportunities, not everybody could work -- all the work permits required. it also requires a social security number. alternative pathways are a good way to go, such as those internship opportunities. use these venues as an opportunity t
to afghanistan's future. >> that designation paves the way for the u.s. and afghanistan to maintain defense long aft u.s. troop withdrawal. secretary clinton is on her way to tokyo. in japan, she'll ask international donors to pledge their support to afghanistan. joining me on the phone from kabul is john wendell, a photographer and time magazine correspondent. how significant is this announcement? >> caller: hi. thanks for having me. i think secretary clinton's use of the word symbol is the keyword here. the enduring partnership was signed on may 2nd between the u.s. and afghanistan. the major non-nato ally announcement was part of that. the announcement, i think, is not so significant when it comes to the day-to-day of the war. what i think it is doing is helping lay the fears o afghanistan's elite that will be abandoned ahead of the 2014 u.s. withdrawal of nato forces and part of an effort to push the taliban back. i think the main reason for the announcement was so the u.s. can point to a concrete move showing its commitment ahead of the tokyo conference you mentioned tomorrow. as part of an
on the building. yes, the architecture is slightly better than the previous iteration that was presented to us and the massing of the building is slightly smaller than the previous iteration, but this project does not substantially -- but this project is not substantially different or approved of the project two years ago. additionally, there are no benefits to this project, no benefits that make this project necessary or desirable. to hear the same argument for every housing to the lead based on your argument, i cannot support this project. i cannot support a continuing the project because the project sponsor does not seem to me interested in working with the community. i don't know why that is. maybe that has to be decided other places. as planning commissioners, looking at the threshold of conditional use, looking at the fact there are exceptions to the bulk limitations and the height and bulk district, a variance from the rear yard, all of the exceptions, this is not a code complying product to begin with. i think we are exercising our discretion. president fong: commissioner sugaya? commi
to be one held of a disappointment. that's all for us tonight. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is early start weekend. an unannounced visit to afghanistan and an impact for troop withdrawal. plus, like a scene from "jaws," the hunt is on to find the sharks before they claim a human life. >>> blame it on the meat. that's what one olympic coach is doing. is one team's diet behind their losses in key contests? >>> it is saturday, july 7th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. glad you are waking up with us. chances are after you turned on cnn you logged into your computer to do surfing and check your e-mail. come monday, it may not be possible. it turns out there's a nasty virus out there. hundreds of thousands of computers are affected around the world. that means you may not have internet access monday morning. the fbi plans to shut down services to fix it. the scope doesn't matter if you are one of the unlucky ones. what will you do without your internet if you lose it monday? how will you spend your time? can you remember what life was like without it? tweet me@randyk
've celebrated this, and want to give a thank- you for helping us put this on. thank you! and of course, i join here as part of an official city family. thank you for being here. he is joined by supervisors carmen chu, jane kim, and eric mar. our elected officials, jeff adachi, the public defender, the recorder assessor, hydra mendoza, and emily murase. we're also thankful for the chief of police, thank you. i would like to also acknowledges someone that has been a very special friend of mine, someone that has given me a lot of support and advice over the years. and also someone who has not missed one of these asian pacific heritage month associations, mayor willie brown. >> this evening, we are celebrating our communities from all over the world. i am so lucky to be the mayor of an international city. we talked a lot about diversity, but we also celebrates in so many ways. it is marvelous to hear the names of all these council generals from all around the world. we also have some invaluable participants that represent the city relations. from osaka, singapore, shanghai, taipei, and seoul, kore
to be part of the solution, if we used a methodology of the budget analyst, and while we would be opposed to it, we would reluctantly agreed for our analysis to and attrition about reduction. diaz's suited friends that would go along with that also. >> - my associate and friends would go along with that also. supervisor chu: the budget analyst has recommended 1.1 million worth of attrition savings and the french that goes along with it. the department is indicating using the methodology and knowing the information you have in the apartment, that you think that number is more like 531,000. its songs like you are reluctantly agreeing? to g-- it sounds like you were reluctantly agreeing? >> we receive the revised budget calculations last night. we think there are some things that are left out. it does not account for when they talked about last week, the retirement in any kind of savings. the talk about the cost of the new recruits and the academies. so savings and over time as they bring on more permanent staff. there will be a differential that is not in these numbers that is in retirement
vehicles, uav's. pilotless aircraft used mostly by the u.s. military for surveillance, reconnaissance, and killing, as in yemen recently. he here at home, law enforcement agencies, local police, are eager to utilize drones for civil surveillance. some already do. 146 commercial drones are now accessible for civil law enforcement nationwide. the number is expected to skyrocket. the the u.s. senate armed services committee called for allowing these drones to operate, quote unquote, freely and routinely in u.s. airspace. such authorization has rattled some members of congress. notably republican senator rand paul. he's introduced an act to prohibit the i don't say of drones by u.s. civilian government unless authorized by a warrant. that would put parameters on such usage. >> what i would say is that drones could be used if you have a proper warrant but that means you go through a judge, a judge has to say there's probable cause of a crime, but i don't want dreams crisscrossing our city and country snooping on americans. that's a surveillance state that i'm very concerned about and that'
. that's all for us tonight. >>> welcome, everyone. tonight, a keeping them honest special. an investigation into charity cheats. when you open your heart and your wallet to help a charity, how do you know your money will be put to good use? in the next hour, we're going to bring you drew griffin's investigation of the charities accused of collecting millions of dollars in donations and not spending it where donors expect it. one of the charities under scrutiny is called the disabled veterans national foundation. that's their logo, looks very official. dvnf. there is no sign that any of the cash donations, $56 million they have raised over three years, went directly to the men and women who sacrificed so much in war zones, not one dime. because of drew's reporting, the senate finance committee is demanding answers from the dvnf. more on that tonight. drew also uncovered yet another veterans charity called the national veterans foundation, which is taking donations, but using only a very small percentage to actually help vets. there are also charities that claim to help aban
the longest and strongest heat wave ever recorded. molly is braving the temperatures. and bringing us more. >> the excessive heat is nothing to mess with. it is in the 110's here in washington. and from the midwest to the plains, and to the east, there are eight deaths officials say because of the high heat. three in ohio and three in wisconsin and two in tennessee. here in dc, a city built over a wamp and why they feel so darn muggy. a lot of people bring the family to see the monuments and some say it is not so bad. a number of the tourist tried to get out early and stay cool including a honeymooning couple. >> what they want to do even if it is hot. we embraced it. >> we have a bunch of kids that are sleeping back in the hotel and it is too hot for them. we came out and we'll go back and pick them up. >> we'll tough it out. >> we have many monuments that we can before we melt. >> as for the power situation in the midatlantic, 10,000 people are in the dark with no air conditioning after the powerful thunderstorms a week ago. most of them. more than 9000, of the 10,000 people are in the b
use and parking spaces. of the project would consist of a single structure, -- while the project would consist of a single structure, the building would be articulated -- if i could just have a moment please? president fong: we will take a five-minute break here. thank welcome everyone back to the planning commission meeting for june 28, 2012. i would like to remind everyone to turn off their mobile devices, and to state your name when speaking to the commissioners. .045. >> i am here to fill in for kevin guy. i am not sure if he started his presentation. the conditional use authorization -- on a greater than 10,000 square foot lot, for one dwelling unit in the rto district and a planned unit development, on hickory street. this project is occupied by hayes valley farm, tnhhe community garden. this would remove existing vegetation and construct a new mixed use development. 3800 square feet of retail. so while this consists of a single structure, this would be a series of different forms and dwelling units, with varying architectural impression it -- expressions. the project spon
that a great deal of us waste hundreds of millions of dollars of our charitable dollars intended to help veterans is being squandered and wasted by opportunists and individuals and companies that seek -- see it as a profit-making opportunity. >> reporter: daniel borochoff runs a charity watchdog group out of this office in chicago. he grades charities on just how much good and bad they do with your donations. veterans and military charities are some of the worst, he says. and that includes the disabled veterans national foundation, which he gives an f. because hardly any of the donations make it to the people the group is fund-raising for. so back to that $56 million the group has raised. if it hasn't gone to direct contributions to veterans, where exactly did it go? >> as far as we can tell, up to the tenth floor of this manhattan office building to a company called quadriga arts, a company that specializes in fund-raising. and as far as we know, they know a lot about fund-raising for itself. it is a private company which according to its website raises money for more than 500 charities
troops leave. afghan president hamid karzai, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton and u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon will be among those attending the meeting on sunday. japanese officials are trying to negotiate a total package of $15 billion by 2015. the amount is expected to meet a request president karzai made. he wants the money for reconstruction and development after nato troops leave his country in 2014. >>> an afghan minister outlined where some of that funding will go in a speech ahead of sunday's meeting. wais barmak says continued international support is needed to revive his country's rural areas. barmak is the minister for rural rehabilitation and development. he made his appeal friday at a symposium in tokyo. >> major challenges remain. residual conflict continues to delay and destruct development, growth and peace building. >> barmak says access to drinking water and medical services has improved in some villages, but he insists $125 million will be necessary for the next three years to build water supply systems and schools. barmak adds if the afghan people were
for joining us . we'll see you. everybody have a great weekend. >> extreme heat and humidity is more than an inconvenience but deadly. heat related deaths continue to climb. the country is suffering through triple-digit temperatures and storms nation. i am uma. america's news headquarter in the nation's capitol starts right now. leading our show. heat wave that is gripping the country. rick is tracking the temperatures and live in the extreme weather center. rick. >> it is hot and take a look at the map. you can see where the heat is. 98 degrees in kansas city . 95 in cleave - cleveland it is hot and humid . this is what it like. 110 in clef lend and 106 in louisville. we are not even in the noon time. it is warm temperatures already . because of that heat advisory in the great lakes and ohio river valley and stretching out in parts of the middle atlantic states . we are talking about temps and around 110 today . one of those days to stay in. there are changes in store. it is going to drop our teches. as it does happen. it will swipe down here through today and bring a wind and hail threa
us. a conversation with erin brockovich coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: erin brockovich is a long time and our mental and clean water advocate who inspired the film featuring julia roberts. the film is playing in select cities. here is a scene from "last call at the oasis." >> every single state has e-mail me with some sort of problem. 25,000 inquiries in one month, to the point where i have started to create a map and what is staring us is we still have 700 more entries to input so we're able to start connecting the dots to get some kind of -- there is some money accounts -- so many accounts of contamination. >> you have a fish kill here. we have lost over 1 billion fish. there were buried on the beach with bulldozers. >> we would take a glass of water and it would smell like diesel fuel. my life is
it is today. it's still in use. the stables out there. they are meant so the public would have the opportunity previously only available to the elite, as it so often the case, as is with golf. like lincoln park built by the wpa. think of the experiences that people have had and the history which is embodied in them. there is daves tennis stadium. here it is, this was a tournament for inner-city youth. archery at golden gate park. our play grounds. here it is in use today. this is bernal heights park. you can still see the gutters they put in there. this is buena vista parks. this is quezar park. this is mount davidson. look out for the rock. this is on telegraph park. this is stern grove. this is a little known park above candle stick. here's my friend jake, standing by a wall. this was rosy play ground. they turned it into a park and it was also restored by wpa. i believe they torn down the house, which was unforgivable and the zoo is wpa. and here's the murals inside the mother's building. the marina sea walls and great aquatic park. the palace of fine arts. we wouldn't have and a little fur
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understanding is that it is not illegal to be a monopoly. it is just a legal to use your monopoly power in a certain way. that is ancient history. there is an antitrust case involving apple and sun book publishers right now. there is a google anti traced -- antitrust case. these are -- it is not the sheer size of these companies. sometimes it tracks the attention of the government as the way they interact with the economy, the way they interact with privacy, the way they interact with commerce. in the case of that will, they are very big in a dollars since. they are big on the impact they have on everyone's lives. obviously, that is going to attract the attention of regulators and enforcement agencies in the city. i will say that i have lived in washington for nearly 40 years and i spent 20 years as a washington correspondent and editor in our washington bureau. before turning to technology, my observation is that the government in general was and still is behind in its actual integration and use of tied biology on a day-to-day basis. i will give you an example. the government is the la
and a higher percentage of people that have cars. if we look at land uses on broadway, we see residential uses, a bunch of affordable housing projects. there is also an elementary school and a preschool. a lot of neighborhood serving retail in particular on the ground floor, and a lot of visitors and tourist attractions. chinatown is a major tourist destination for the city and the region. on cesar chavez, there's a large housing project just north of the street. there is an elementary school and a lot of industrial uses. the area just south was retained as our core pdr district. both of the streets are wide materials with pretty fast- moving traffic. broadway is a really important east/west connection, and we see cars moving pretty fast as they enter and exit the tunnel. as he is also a pretty flat street compared to neighborhoods around it, and that could be in terms of thinking about how the street is used. if we look at job as -- cesar chavez, it is also a wide arterial and a really important development that we will see. it is also a direct connection between two freeways, and it is also
enforcement here in california is in effect a war on crumbs instead of the often used phrase on drugs. how do you respond to his remarks? >> well, i think the first thing that we have to recognize is that the majority of people who are caught up in the criminal justice system and who are prosecuted for this type of offense for possession offenses and to some degree possession for sale offenses, the vast majority are indigent people and the vast majority of those indigent people are people of color. so what you have are two systems in place. you have a system where privileged white middle class people basically use drugs, college campuses, frat parties, not clubs, they use drug with impunity, they don't have to worry about being caught. then you have a system that comes down like a ton of bricks on indigent poor people and that's one of the reasons why i think this type of reform is a positive first step because if you aren't going to make drug possession illegal, at least make it a misdemeanor and not a felony. at least don't stigmatize and label an entire population of people as felons and p
and the children born of designer jewelry. knows how to be used to profit politicians. providing flatter for art and something to be left behind. he has left his angels behind. none of us knowing where exactly we are headed. and this is also a new poem. it's potentially the title of my next poetry collection. i read a lot about religion being raised catholic. this is called just like jesus. if i get struck down by thunder. just like jesus. i want childhood to be, evading teen angst. always. i want to encourage and motivate just like jesus. few literates could conquer. simply by having faith, i want to arouse. make you believe there's a god above watching over us. without scientific explanation. i want to cast out your demons. liberate your oppressed soul. bring back lost friends. just like jesus, be a shameless pervert while with the possibility of sexism and paternal. just like jesus, i want to hear the voice of my farther. bask in the stars, this is not an end but a beginning. a sepia tone of martarism. i want my engage capturred. to frame the minds of ignorants. while blindly following leader
significant impact on this country, and left us a large legacy. i can just sort of recite some of the things that he did. but even that wouldn't even touch in any way the fullness and the breadth of his impact on late 19th century america. again, most of us know he served five terms in congress. he served in the south carolina senate. he served in the south carolina house. and, of course, he was the collector of customs for the port of buford. but beyond those things, he provides us with sort of an understanding and a way of reinterpreting reconstruction, a way of reinterpreting the civil rights movement. now -- so he sort of brings together those two fields. you heard dr. powers allude to his being sort of the precursor to the second reconstruction because of what he did in the 19th century. well, let me start this way by talking about reconstruction and robert smalls' a role in it. you'll see how these two things come together in terms of how he has influenced american historiography. in 1909, w.e.b. dubois spoke before the american historical association in new york city. he did a present
have new reports of the deaths related to the heat wave. what can you tell us. >> hi, harris. at least two dozen people have died as a result of the scorching heat wave. 10 people died in the state of the illinois. and four people in the city of chicago and nine people died in the state of maryland it is hot, it is dangerously hot. here in washington dc, regan international airport hit 105 degrees today. and first time it was that hot since 1930. that was an all-time record high of 60 degrees. as for the palace situation in the midatlantic states. just under 9,000 people are still without power and air conditioning more than one week after the powerful thunderstorms came through . most are in the baltimore maryland area hit 102 degrees today. harris? >> molly, for some people it is it a full-time effort to cool off in the coling centers. how are people coping . >> as best they can. it is hot in the shade today. it hit 114 in the shade and we had the thermometer by us all day. it is cooling down and 99 and half degrees at 7 o'clock in thining and it is all relative when it is that hot.
and sin no more. and if you do, you'll be back here to see us. and so, i think that once again, i go back to the fact that under the current system, because we have so many of those individuals who were once incarcerated at the state level, being pushed down to the counties, there's no room at the end in terms of the county jails. so misdemeanors aren't going to be sentenced to county jail but will be sentenced in community service or whatever. and for those individuals who do need some measure of control and supervision to deal about -- deal with their conviction problems, it's not going to happen at the misdemeanor level. >> let me go to a couple of the questions from the audience. i've shared them with our district attorney. george, two questions there, one related to whether or not drug possession should be treated differently for adults than from juveniles. and then a question about back on track, whether or not that program would be positively or adversely affected by senator leno's proposal. >> yes, let me start with the first question concerning juveniles. i think juveniles defini
of the south carolina legislature, he pushes for a naval station at port royal. when he becomes a u.s. congressman, he puts petitions before the u.s. congress for the establishment of a naval station at port royal. and in the 1880s, the united states navy will establish on parris island the port royal naval station. this naval station is eventually moved to charleston, but it becomes now the home of the marine corps recruit depot where i work. and just to put a quick plug in for our museum, please come down and visit us, and also come and visit penn center out on the sea islands as well where you can follow more of the story of robert smalls. >> i would say that one of the things that robert smalls didn't complete was indeed, even though for a short period he did have this power base, this political power base, he wasn't able to maintain it. again, not through any fault of his own, but because of the forces of the democratic party and the ku klux klan and the democratic rifle clubs. and he essentially was trying to do what other american ethnic groups had done in this country in terms
and enjoyable when we didn't use the internet as much as we do today. >>hank you for your responses. keep them rolling in. tweet me at randi kaye cnn. i'll read your responses early in the show. thanks for starting your day with us. we have more ahead on "cnn saturday morning," which starts right now. >>> announcer: from cnn world headquarters, this is "cnn saturday morning." >> we see this as a powerful symbol of our commitment to afghanistan's future. >> unannounced visit to afghanistan and an announcement to impact troop withdrawal. plus, june jobs numbers send investors into panic as the dough plunges over 100 points. why the numbers didn't add up for wall street. >>> a rescue from a hot car. it's not what you think. how an unexpected hitchhiker got stuck. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it's 7:00 on the east coast. thanks for waking up with us. we begin in afghanistan. secretary of state hillary clinton carried a message on partnership to work with afghanistan well beyond the planned troop pull out. afghanistan is now designated a major non-nato ally. the u.s. will keep up def
elected the first woman speaker of the house. if anyone is tweeting we are using the hash tag wmnhist. and one quick announcement i am sorry to say that michelle bernard has been called away for a family emergency so she won't be able to join us here today. i will start with a special thank you to our friends and underwriters. thank you very much. on behalf of our partnership with the national women's history museum, honored host celebration for the first female speaker of the house current democratic leader nancy pelosi. leader pelosi has worked diligently to strengthen america's middle class, increasing the minimum wage and financial aid for students, a new give bill for veterans, increased services for veterans, their families and care givers nationally and internationally she has led the effort to provide the first u.s. contribution to the global fund to fight aids, tuberculosis and malaria. leader pelosi's work obbehalf of women is unparalleled. her leadership in passing the lily led better fair pay act, her work as a champion for women's health, social security, title 9, economi
in japan town. all of our horses every year please make us something unique. i hope your visit the store. thank you. >> to all of our supporters and sponsors, thank you. not if you came and, i hope you were able to meet up with some of our readers in the lobby with the special pen for heritage month. colombo was in the shape of an a. we hope you'll make a donation and purchase a pen and were it with pride throughout the month of may. there are also a number of sponsors that generously supported this year's celebration. the ads on buses around town as well as posters and coasting on face but -- facebook. we want to a knowledge the additional sponsors beginning with the heritage partner level. it includes southwest airlines and a big welcome to the newest sponsor, walgreen's. was that he will grains contingent died just heard? -- the walgreen's contingent i just heard? did you have cocktails' before coming here? the japan town merchants association, the garage association and in the sugar bowl the bakery, thank you for coming as well. and a big thanks to our media partners. we want to let
, not that is only required by law. so you can't make the findings and i would ask you to deny the conditional use and not make the findings. president fong: thank you. joyce lewis. we have to keep the door clear. i think most of you guys have kind of spoken already. kathleen courtney, frank clamath, michael finnick, i think you may have spoke already, willie adams. >> i'm joyce lewis. first of all, i would like to say that i have lived in the neighborhood for over 40-plus years and even as a child, myself and my siblings were sent to that church for sunday school. so i do have a long history with the church itself. i also wanted to note that the neighbors and the neighborhood association had tried to work with the developer and the respond -- sponsor for many years as we are anxious to have this abandoned building dealt with. it's a aye sore and the homeless and all of that other stuff that has been going on. but 20 years ago, it was really a beautiful church as one person had noted how it was so like a piece of art and so that it was actually an asset to the neighborhood. it brought space to the
? okay. so smalls -- smalls, then, gives us an understanding then of how the civil rights movement that is in the goals of the movement extended back past 1954. now we historians, we argue a back and forth over this issue of when did the civil rights movement begin. and of course those of us who believe that the civil rights movement is a long movement. i had one colleague say to me that the civil rights movement started when the first slave got off the boat. but then most people, though, will say it started in 1954 with the brown decision and the montgomery bus boycott. well, the long civil rights movement, though, actually does go back to people like robert smalls who indeed were trying to pass and propose legislation that would give african-americans equal opportunity to work, equal opportunity and public accommodations as you have heard. equal access to the ballot, and basically, dignity. and smalls' own life sort of sets the tone for that in that he was a fighter. he challenged discrimination every opportunity and every chance that he got. now some of you, as you heard helen s
as in brussels. it is very good to have you with us. -- dw studio in brussels. the by london. scottish nationalists want independence. and why concierge are on the rise again in france. it will not be easy for the small island in the mediterranean. cyprus is taking over the presidency of the eu on the first of july at a time when europe is in its deepest crisis, but it knows the ins and outs of the union's problems only too well from its very own experience. there are closely intertwined with the greek economy, but help is on its way -- cyprus has asked for help from its european partners. in the past, it has turned to russia. >> these russian schoolchildren are rehearsing music numbers they will be performing at the next fall festival, but they only know russia from vacations. their home is cyprus. natalia also considers this harbor city her home. 13 years ago, the businesswoman made the move to the mediterranean. she now publishes a russian- language newspaper. she is proud of how much the russian community has contributed to prosperity in the island nation. >> they are important for
of the neighbor? >> planning code speaks to the maximum permissible height of the firewall rather than to use the sideline at related to that of a person standing on the stairway, the proposal complies with the planning cut and does not require notice based on the high. i hope that is responsive to your question. >> not really. wouldn't it be a concern to the planning department if you build a building appendage such as these stairs created that a person can you directly into another person's bedroom? >> that privacy issue is not something that is addressed in the planning code, no. >> is it something addressed in building design or residential design? dodge the guidelines to speak to imagine light wells and other similar gestures. but not privacy. or we were aware when the permit was approved and with health we acted correctly in approving the permit. >> anything? >> good evening again, commissioners. the department of building inspection. let me touch on a couple of code issues that were raised. under the co, the rooms used for sleeping purposes are also required to have an emergency and es
, or hockey -- you should use a plastic eye shield. for other sports where you may get hit in the eye, goggles might be the ticket. if you swim, goggles that are watertight are a good idea. chemicals like chlorine can damage your cornea. >> i do track, so i don't need any eye protection for that. >> actually, you probably do. outdoor sports like track and skiing expose your eyes to the sun's harmful ultraviolet light. so look for goggles that give full protection against uva and uvb rays. >> my sister and i really love to go on the moguls. those bumps go really fast. >> hannah was wearing glasses under her ski goggles. she thought she was protected, but she wasn't. >> and then i just fell. one of my sides of the glasses that connects to your ear, it just broke off. >> when you're playing sports, and you're wearing glasses underneath your goggles, if you get hit in the face, the goggles can get compressed and then compress the glasses. the lenses are usually shatterproof, but the frames can break, and a broken frame near the eye can certainly damage the eye. >> that's why many athletes wear con
. >> thank you for having me. we did it pass proposition be bond which allows us to improve the conditions our streets. their federal standards and so as part of rebuilding our streets, we will be building all of the streets and repaving and rebuilding all of the cuts to standard on the street. we do need to comply with the federal mandate for standards so when you see a curb cut being repaired, it is because we are trying to bring them up to standards. >> i understand that. but wouldn't it be better to put them in places we don't have them now? >> we work closely with the mayor's office of disability and they advise us on the critical areas. just because we have one in a certain location, use is a big concerns we have to prioritize. >> one of the areas we have seen is in the past, we might have had a rap that was compliant based on previous laws and as the rule change, we had to fix or repair them to come up to the new standards. >> i am with the mayor's office on disability. the city has a transition plan for the public right of way that addresses the curb ramps specifically at we have a
. the park, as a general rule, is heavily used in the mornings and the evenings. one of the favorite places is up by the upper reservoir because dogs get to go swim. it's extremely popular. many fights in the city, as you know, about dogs in parks. we have 317 acres and god knows there's plenty of room for both of us. man and his best friend. early in the morning people before they go to work will walk their dogs or go on a jog themselves with their dogs. joggers love the park, there's 7 miles of hiking trails and there's off trail paths that hikers can take. all the recreational areas are heavily used on weekends. we have the group picnic area which should accommodate 200 people, tennis courts are full. it also has 3 playground areas. the ampitheater was built in 1972. it was the home of the first blues festival. given the fact that jerry garcia used to play in this park, he was from this neighborhood, everybody knows his reputation. we thought what a great thing it would be to have an ampitheater named after jerry garcia. that is a name that has panache. it brings people from all over the
in. . iran threaten to close down a key oil route. and warning that it will fire u.s. bases. just as drivers are starting to get a break in the butches. could this slam the brakes on a shaky recovery. i am cheryl casone. let's get to it. johnathon and tracey and wane and john . krisian dorsey is back. welcome to all of you and good to see all of you here. saber rattling could hit the u.s. in the pocket book. >> i don't know why this is not getting bigger play. middle east had problem so long and sabre rattling is not a big deal. no matter what happen in europe . it will take months to develop. iran is producing million barrles of oil. and something has to happen. shut the wells down or give in to the sanctions or do something stupid and if they do something stupid or israel preempts them it could take the economy off of the rails. >> americans for the most part are enjoying lower gas prices that is helping things out. if thisuation with iran gets more dangerous and we have a problem there. does it hurt americans here? >> i don't think it is going to get more dangerous. i think you
threat for us a little bit of hail threat but not a tornado threat. keep in mind of all the severe weather because of that very damaging winds with some of these thunderstorms. that is what we're looking at as the front moves through. tomorrow it spreads farther to the south down to virginia, much of west virginia and down to evansville, indiana. once it goes through temperatures will drop a little bit but we still have this to deal with. chicago you are in clear but st. louis you are like 108, 107 in louisville. take a look at what happens over the next three days or so for us. some of big cities that have been dealing with. kansas city, d.c., chicago and new york, head towards the area on monday but for most part everybody back in the 80s. we do have relief coming but we have to get through today and tomorrow and the rest of the week will look good. >> gregg: so stay in bed and watch the fox news channel. thanks very much. >> heather: did you see that 103 in the nation' capitol. they are on track to break a heat record that was set back in 1930, cooling centers are open all acros
in this case. mr. henry is a 53-year-old alaskan who enjoys our arms for recreational use he was a member of the united states army. he was in the national guard in oregon before he moved to alaska. he has been employed his entire adult life. the last 15 years he has worked in western alaska while he held a home in the anchorage area. in october of 2009, he was on medical leave for a medical condition. he had a garage that was more of a machine shop. while he was on medical leave, he was tinkering with fire arms and weapons. he made a homemade machine gun. that is the issue before us today. what is important to know about mr. henry is he was not prohibited from having fire arms. he did not have a felony record. he did not have any mental issues that would prevent him from having weapons. he had this machine gun in his own home. it is not outside the home. he did not have any criminal purpose for having this particular weapon. he had it for recreational use and for self-defense. he was not involved in any commercial activity with this fire arm or any others. his prosecution brings three is
the work you do on behalf of us. but could each of you just speak generally, let me give you one example. because two weeks ago i was watching c-span. these words are not synonymous. your peers will talk about southern history. and if you get up and publicly project that you're an expert, you're an authority about a subject and all you can speak about is the successionists, that's because you are ignorant and not you personally, but your peers didn't do their work on alternative viewpoints. and as you go across south carolina, you see a dearth of information about the native americans and we as african-americans we are not invisible people. >> brother, can you form your question? reframe your question. >> just some feedback on the importance of history, that we need to know our history. >> you want to take a stab? >> yes, yes, yes. thank you. very much for your observations. i think one way to link what we're talking about here tonight to the gentleman's question is this time period in american history that we have focused on through the life of robert smalls, the period of slavery, the
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